What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in August

Hard to believe summer is almost gone — almost as hard to believe as the deals you can find on lawn and garden supplies and LCD TVs.

Best Money Tips: Maintain the Value of Your Car

Today we found some great articles on maintaining the value of your car, things you should buy in bulk, and organizational tools.

12 Delicious and Cheap Nut Butter Recipes to Make at Home

Peanut may still be the king of nut butters, but there are plenty of nutty new challengers — most of which you can make right at home, for cheap.

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14 Pricey Things You Shouldn't Buy (And What to Get Instead)

If you've got caviar tastes and a fishstick budget, buy domestic. That and 13 other great cheap alternatives on the other side of the click.

5 Ways That Negativity Can Help You

Turns out, a bad attitude can lead to some positive outcomes. Turn that smile upside down and glower your way to a better, more fulfilling life.

Best Money Tips: Things to Bring to a Job Interview

Today we found some stellar articles on things to bring to a job interview, getting a free education at your fingertips, and easy home organizing tips.

The 12 Herbs and Spices Every Pantry Should Have

Not sure what spices to stock in your pantry? These 12 herbs and spices cover most kitchen situations — whether cooking or baking.

The 9 Hidden Costs of Drinking

Drinking isn't cheap, especially if you aren't aware of these nine hidden costs.

Never Use Your Credit Card to Pay for These 10 Things

Paying with plastic can be really convenient — it can also be really, really expensive. Avoid the extra costs by avoiding these 10 purchases.

The 10 Offensive Phrases No One Is Telling You About

A lot of the stock phrases we use have much darker meanings than we probably intend. Be careful what you say!

The 5 Best Woks

Want to make the best stir-fry recipes in the comfort of your own home? Then these five versatile woks deserve a spot in your kitchen arsenal.

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10 Surprising Ways to Save Money on Hotels

Hotels are expensive! Cut the cost of a night's stay with these clever lodging cost cutters.

Best Money Tips: Save on Medical Costs and Improve Your Family’s Health

Today we found some amazing articles on saving on medical costs and improving your family's health, things you need to throw away, and remaining frugal while traveling.

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This Is Why You Always Think Things Will Cost Less Than They Do

Estimating costs is hard — and the sad part is, much of the time it's because our brains are working against us. Here's how to regain control.

The 7 Stages of Procrastination (Read This Right Now!)

Get more done and like yourself more by understanding — and overcoming — the seven stages of procrastination.

How to Get a Credit Card When You Have Bad Credit

Bad credit? No Credit? No problem! You can still get a credit card for emergencies or to repair your credit score, if you know where to look.

10 Health Foods That Are Actually Making You Fatter

Just because a food is healthier than a bag of chips doesn't mean it isn't fattening. Watch out for these gut busting health foods.